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This week’s coronavirus updates: March 31

As the coronavirus outbreak continues, UCOP continues to vigilantly monitor and respond to the situation and new information. Visit for comprehensive staff information and the latest updates from UCOP leadership.

Pre-paid parking and transportation info

If you are enrolled in UCOP’s pre-paid parking and/or transportation programs (at any location) and have questions about your payroll deductions while we’re telecommuting, please check out these FAQs about pre-tax commuter benefits from the Building Administrative Service Center.

News from President Napolitano

The president sent a message of thanks to the UC community last Friday. And, if you haven’t already, read our fearless leader’s March newsletter. Highlights include:

  • Gratitude for UC’s systemwide contributions during the crisis
  • Tips for managing anxiety
  • The books and TV shows that are keeping President Napolitano entertained
  • UC research contributions

Bay Area public transportation updates

If you need to move around the Bay Area community while observing shelter-in-place orders, please refer to these public transportation updates.

In case you missed it…

Sign up now for UCOPAlert

For UCOP to contact you on your personal phone or email during an emergency, you must proactively enroll in UCOPAlert. If you’ve already signed up, please double-check that your account is up to date. Note: UCOP-issued cellphones are automatically enrolled.

Telehealth is available

If you are enrolled in a UCOP health plan and need medical advice and care — related to coronavirus or not — many resources are available. Review your health plan’s response to COVID-19, including telehealth resources.

The best way to contact UCPath or the Retirement Administration Service Center (RASC) is online

Due to statewide “stay home” public health orders, the UCPath Center and RASC have shifted to operating remotely. Here’s how to get assistance.

  • UCPath: Log in to UCPath Online. Select the yellow “Ask UCPath Center” button in the top right of your browser window to send a secure message.
  • RASC: Log in to your UC Retirement At Your Service account and send a secure message.

All April Learning and Development is remote

All UCOP Learning and Development course offerings will be remote for the month of April. To view upcoming courses, visit the Classes and Workshops page. If you haven’t yet, now is a great time to activate your free LinkedIn Learning account.

Learn how the coronavirus affects UCOP travel

Last week, the Central Travel Office and Risk Services held a webinar on the options available to UC travelers in light of the coronavirus. Watch the recorded webinar (requires log in).


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